Games to Learn Colors and Matching and to Improve Multiplication Skills | Educational Insights Review and #Giveaway- 2 Prizes!

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More fun games to share with you.  You know how much we love games, and these ones didn’t disappoint!

First, for the big kids- Multiplication Slam!

Multiplication Slam GameI don’t know a kid who doesn’t like the handheld games.  What can be better than a learning handheld game?

FUNMultiplication Slam features five fun multiplication games that reinforce important multiplication concepts for numbers 1–9.  Choose from Skip It, Fast Facts, Factors, Pairs, or Sequence. Read the problem, scan the possible answers, and slam the one that’s correct!  Missed problems are recycled until they are answered correctly, ensuring comprehension and mastery.

MultiplicationThis game has been best for my 9-year-old, who is the correct age and grade level for each of these games.  He loves to answer each round as fast as he can, then challenge himself to beat his time the next round.  However, it’s been a great learning tool for all of the kids! Each of my kids has had a great time playing this, even my 3-year-old!  He sits next to big brother who tells him what number to look for and press.  Big brother practices his multiplication skills, little brother practices learning his numbers!

cooperationIt’s also been great to help my 6-year-old with his skip counting. He’s fine with counting by 2’s and 5’s, but 3’s, 4’s, 6’s, 7’s, 8’s and 9’s are much more difficult. This has been a great learning tool for him, and he’s getting better all of the time.

Additionally, my 7–year-old is about ready to begin multiplication, so this is giving her an early start.  Teaching her math has been a challenge (she’s such a perfectionist and hates if it doesn’t come to her right away, or if she gets something wrong), so this has been awesome. If she gets it wrong she keeps trying until she gets it right, and she can’t get frustrated with me! 🙂

The next game we are ALL loving is Raccoon Rumpus!

Raccoon Rumpus

It’s your job to help the raccoons get dressed.  Roll the dice to see what he/she is going to wear, then choose a matching costume card. Will it be a blue shirt? Green pants? Roll a rainbow and pick any costume you want, but watch out for the underwear or you’ll lose all your costumes!  The first to collect 5 costumes wins!

Game PlayThis game is a blast! I was excited to get it for my 3-year-old because we don’t have very many games that are his skill level. We modify games we have to make them easier for him, but then those games aren’t always as fun for the rest of us. This game is great for him and all of us.  It’s fun to pick which costume your raccoon gets to wear, and it’s really fun to roll the dice and wait to see if you win, or if you have to put all of your costumes back and start over. 

game timeFamily funThe only thing that would make this better is if it were for more than 4 players.  With only 4 raccoon cards, only 4 of us get to play at a time.

The kids are constantly asking if they can play these games. How can I say no?! They have also been great games to toss to the kids when they’re “bored”.  They’re having fun, which makes them happy, and they’re learning, which makes mama happy!

Would you like to win a copy of Multiplication Slam AND Raccoon Rumpus?!  Enter to win by completing the rafflecopter form below!  Giveaway ends at 12:01am EST on 11/3. Open to US and Canada. Good luck!
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Comments

  1. My grandson would also like Shelby’s Snack Shack Game.

  2. debbie jackson says:

    I like the nowhere to go strategy game.

  3. Darlene Owen says:

    I would love the Phonics Pad

  4. Anne Perry says:

    I like the hot dot jr.

  5. Anita Yancey says:

    I think they would like the Hide-n-Go Moo Barn. Thanks for this chance.
    ayancey1974(at)gmail(dot)com

  6. Amanda Alvarado says:

    Dd would like the GeoSafari® Jr. Talking Microscope

  7. Greenhouse with wonder soil

  8. Carrie Phelps says:

    All three of my grandchildren would adore the GeoSafari® Jr. Talking Telescope™.

  9. Tracey M. says:

    My daughter was standing over me as I visited the Educational Insights website and she gave me a few Christmas/Birthday ideas. She told me she wanted the Name That State game, The States and Capitals Hot Dots, the GeoSafari Vega 600 Telescope, and the Tuff Scope Trio Bundle. Yes, most of the items on her wishlist are educational – we both are addicted to learning toys and games. Of course . . . . several items on her wishlist were too expensive. She actually already had the Math Slam game on her Amazon wishlist so I would LOVE the chance to surprise her by winning it! She is currently learning multiplication and could benefit greatly from using it. I love the fact that she can play sevveral games to build fact fluency and accuracy. Thank you for the opportunity to win it and the Raccoon Rumpus game which looks like it would be a great family game! I bet she’d enjoy it too!

  10. My grandson would also like the GeoSafari® Jr. BugWatch™ .

  11. My grandson would like the Phonics Firefly, too!

  12. My kids love Science – the “GeoSafari Ant Zone” would make a great Christmas gift.

  13. I also like the AlphaMagnets® Jumbo Lowercase Multicolored Magnets .

  14. Shelby’s snack shack game looks like so much fun! I think my grandchildren would love it!

  15. My grandson would also love the Teachable Touchables™!

  16. My daughter would benefit from using the Multiplication Slam game. I think she would learn her multiplication facts much faster with this game

  17. My grandson would also like the Hot Dots® Jr. Getting Ready for School Set.

  18. Cassandra Eastman says:

    My kids would also love Shelby’s Snack Shack board game!

  19. Love the design drill power tool workshop! How cute.

  20. My grandson would also enjoy the AlphaMagnets® Jumbo Lowercase Multicolored Magnets .

  21. Phonics Firefly looks like something my grandson would love!

  22. My grandson would also like You’re Bugging Me! Color Matching Game .

  23. Love the Shelby Snack Game

  24. Hot Dots Jr. Interactive Storybooks – 4 Book Set with Ace Pen is something I think my grandson would enjoy.

  25. My grandson would like the Shapes Beanbags!

  26. PlayBrix™ Cardboard Building Bricks would be something my grandson would like.

  27. My grandson would like the Teaching Tiles™ Early Learning Tiles Beginning Reading Center.

  28. The Playfoam® Classic 4-Pack looks like it would be something my grandson would enjoy creating with.

  29. My grandson would enjoy the GeoSafari® Ant Zone® .

  30. My grandson would enjoy the Multicolored Lowercase AlphaMagnets.

  31. My grandson would enjoy Grandma’s Trunk™ Alphabet Game .

  32. I think all my grandchildren would LOVE the
    The Sea Squad™ Puppet-on-a-Stick set! (I would too 🙂

    • Hi Rhonda!
      We have them and we all love them; they’re so much fun, and so cute! I’ll have a review and giveaway of them coming up here on Full Time Mama near the end of December- beginning of January, so stay tuned for that too!:)

  33. My grandson would enjoy the Dino Construction Company™–Wrecker the T-Rex Skid Loader .

  34. Amylynn H says:

    My son would love the Geo Safari Mini Ant Factory.

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